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Movie Review – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies


By SIAN ROLLS A movie trilogy born of a single children’s book has come to end. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is now in cinemas in Fiji. If you’re considering watching the movie, take a gander at a review by Albert and Sian Rolls. A little bit of the films history as well as an overall review ... Read More »

Style Fiji Rises to New Heights

By Faraz Ali Saturday night played host to one the finest productions in the South Pacific – the annual Style Fiji event. A charity at heart, raising funds for causes relating to the Nadi Hospital and St Johns Ambulance Service, the event is also an explosion of creativity with Pacific fashion as its centrepiece. The organisers of the event should ... Read More »

One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson escapes fame in Fiji

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson says the only country he’s been to that he hasn’t been recognised in is Fiji. In a joint interview on Loose Women with band mates Zayn and Niall, Louis admits it was great to escape attention when he went on vacation to the South Pacific island. He said: “At first we were hoping (to just be ... Read More »

Soft launch for the Rain Project

Elena Baravilala hopes the Rain Project will provide a much-needed platform for emerging artists.

By SIAN ROLLS If there’s one thing Elena Baravilala is looking forward to, it is change. What started as a seedling of an idea that she hoped would provide positivity has now snowballed into fully-fledged project supported by the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation and the Fiji National University College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. The Rain Project aims to be ... Read More »

Ashly Daunibau’s SGR Is Bringing Sexy Back


By Faraz Ali December 19th will see a unique release in the Fijian fashion scene – our first locally designed and produced lingerie line brought to life by young designer Ashly Daunibau. Touted as a burlesque show not to be missed, Daunibau has worked on 45 samples to be shown on the night that are “100% Fijian made”. When asked ... Read More »

Knox set to release new EP

Local artist Knox will perform at the Corona Festival and release his six-track EP at the same time.

By SIAN ROLLS Not only will the 2014 Corona Uprising Music Festival feature 12 hours of music and dance, but also feature the release of Knox’s inaugural six-track EP, “Fading”. Knox promises the energy expressed in his new tracks, a blend of emotive folk, crisp reggae and retro rock, will have toes tapping and feet stomping, perfect for the upcoming ... Read More »

Inaugural Resort Show a Resounding Creative Success…But where were the people?

Words by Faraz Ali & Images by Ilai Jikoiono What a spectacular night was had! As I have come to expect – Fiji Fashion Week put on a show of impeccable quality, further cementing Fiji’s position as the centre of Pacific fashion. The show ran smoothly from beginning to end with no technical glitches. I did hear a few people talk about ... Read More »

Jade Avant Garde Show – Review

Written by FARAZ ALI Images by ILAI JIKOIONO Last night saw the launch of the first ever Jade Avant Garde Show, featuring runway shows by Michael Mausio, AZA and RFX, topped off by an in-house competition between the various Jade branches for best Avant Garde beauty look (judged on the basis of hair, nails and makeup skills by the various staff ... Read More »